Certificates and Microcredentials

Students enrolled in the School of Business Management have the option of earning internationally recognized badges or certificates, also known as microcredentials, to build their résumé and make themselves more marketable. Microcredentials are available for Formstack, Tableau, HootSuite, Google Digital Garage, Excel, Project Management, and many other areas.

Upon successful completion of relevant assignments in any of the courses listed below, students will earn the badge to add to their online profiles and portfolios. This includes a digital version for sharing on sites like LinkedIn and Instagram, and a downloadable copy for use in a printed portfolio. These microcredential badges offer a valuable way for students to showcase their skills, highlight their accomplishments, and support future career opportunities. For more information, contact the School of Business and Management at (626) 812-3085.

The Benefits of Adding a Business Microcredential

Earning a business microcredential can enhance your business skills and offer a competitive advantage in obtaining jobs after graduation. Learn more about the benefits of business microcredentials.

Available Courses

Formstack (BUSI 240 / PRBA 240)
Receive this badge and Formstack certification for completing the assignments within the BUSI/PRBA 240 Introduction to Information Systems and Business Applications course and the tests within the Formstack application.

Excel (BUSI 244 / PRBA 244)
Receive this badge for accurately completing assignments focused on Excel and big data decision making within the BUSI/PRBA 244 Data Analytics, Spreadsheets, and Data Visualization course.

Tableau (Coming soon in BUSI 246)
Receive this badge for accurately completing assignments focused on Tableau and data visualization within the BUSI 246 Business Programming course.

Data Modeling/Forecasting (Coming soon in BUSI 311)
Receive this badge for accurately completing assignments focused on data modeling and forecasting within the BUSI 311 Quantitative Analysis for Management course.

Python (Coming soon in BUSI 314)
Receive this badge for accurately completing assignments focused on the Python programming language and its use for business within the BUSI 314 course.

Intercultural Competence (BUSI 370 / PRBA 370)
Receive this badge in recognition of the completion (with honors) of cross-cultural assignments within the BUSI 370 International Business course.

Six Sigma – White Belt (Coming soon in MGMT 410)
Receive this badge in recognition of the completion (with honors) of cross-cultural assignments within the BUSI 370 International Business course.

Workplace Ethics (BUSI 495 / PRBA 495)
Receive this badge in recognition of the completion (with honors) of workplace ethics assignments within the MGMT/PRBA 495 Business Ethics course.

Hootsuite (Coming soon in MKTG 466)
Receive this badge and certificate for completed social media and Hootsuite certification as part of assignments within the MKTG 466 Digital Marketing course.

Integrated Marketing Communications (MGMT 361 / PRBA 361)
Receive this badge on completion (with honors) of assigned individual and team projects requiring application of strategic communication, advertising, and public relations approaches used to promote ideas, products, or services through a variety of channels within the MKTG 361 Integrated Marketing Communication.

Project Management (PRBA 305)
Receive this badge on completion of an operations management plan, focusing on practical project management skills, as part of the eight-week PRBA 305 Operations Management course.

Six Sigma – Yellow and Green Belts (Coming soon in BUSI 514)
Receive this badge in recognition of the completion (with honors) of the intermediate level (Yellow Belt) and a thorough understanding of enhanced problem-solving skills (Green Belt) of Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing assignments within the BUSI 514 Operations Management course.

Cross-Cultural Management (MGMT 541)
Receive this badge for completing (with honors) cross-cultural management assignments within the MGMT 541 Global Business Management course.

Google Digital Garage (MKTG 580)
Receive this badge externally from Google in recognition of the completion (with honors) of digital skill assignments within the MKTG 580 Strategic Digital Marketing course.

Essentials of Digital Marketing (MKTG 580)
Receive this badge in completion (with honors) of digital marketing activities within MKTG 580 Strategic Digital Marketing course.

Ethical Leadership (Coming soon in MGMT 581)
Receive this badge for completing value-based leadership and decision-making assignments within the MGMT 581 Ethical Leadership course.

Note: This information is current for the 2021-22 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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